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Avarakkai Masala

A simple, delicious South Indian side dish with Broad Beans (Avarakkai). Best served with cooked rice, sambar and rasam. Can also be served as a side dish to roti/chapati.
Avarakkai Masala

Avarakkai (Broad Beans) – 1/2 cup, washed, chopped
Onion – 1, medium, chopped
Turmeric Powder – a pinch
Salt as per taste

To Grind:
Coconut – 5 tsp, grated
Tomato – 1, small
Coriander Leaves – handful, chopped
Saunf – 1/2 tsp
Green Chilli – 1
Roasted Gram – 3 tsp

For Tempering:
Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
Urad Dal – 1/2 tsp
Oil – little

1. Steam cook or pressure cook the avarakkais until half done.
2. Heat little oil in a pan.
3. Fry the mustard seeds and urad dal for 20 seconds.
4. Add the chopped onions and saute for a minute or two.
5. Add the ground paste and avarakkais.
6. Stir well.
7. Add salt and turmeric powder.
8. Cook for 4 to 5 minutes.
9. Serve hot with rice.

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Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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